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jenna: thanks for joining us, everybody. jon: "america live" starts right now. megyn: fox news alert, the state department moments ago issuing new warnings to the syrian regime as we get reports that that country may be mixing chemical weapons that could be loaded into artillery shells or land-based missiles like these. they would then be fired directly at the syrian people. welcome to "america live," everyone, i'm megyn kelly. western countries, including the united states, are growing increasingly concerned after reports that bashar al assad's forces are actually mixing the chemicals that produce sterin, a manmade nerve agent that can cause convulsions and death and is believed to be one of the agents saddam hussein used back in 1988. most of the images from that attack are so horrifying, we cannot show them to you on television. but this picture shows one victim from that attack, a little boy lying in a hospital bed days after the massacre on his town that left thousands of people dead and many more injured. these are the stakes we're looking at in syria just moments ago the
atlanta where kenya and portia fought it out. >> you call me ms. america. >> i really feel you are disrespectful. >> the fight that these two women had on the real house wives show is she called a former miss usa a miss america. >> hold on. i said hold on! >> so they had it out outside of a charity event. >> this is a whack event. it's for children. >> she can play anybody. i am loving her. >> thank you because i don't want you to. >> i don't know why she is not on tv more. >> she was on the new normal. she played the professional baby proofer. >> and for those people who happen to be in new york between now and december 30 you can catch sherry in "musical the musical" which is basically "the daily show" with choreography. >>> abandoned tiger cubs get a new dog mom. >>> when it comes to mexico a lot of what we have seen on television and what we have read is bad news and we have seen a lot of negative images. which is why i am so excited to share with you this beautiful documentary. this documentary was written, produced and directed by dunkin richmond. he is a brit who wanted
, in afghanistan. and ms. freeman said, where is america's outrage? where is america's concern that we're still at war? i agree with ms. freeman. where's the outrage here in congress? does this make any sense that we continue to borrow money from foreign governments to prop up a corrupt leader and half the money going to the leader of afghanistan ends up in the hands of the taliban to buy weapons to kill americans? our nation is broke. china owns us and we are sending our young men and our money to afghanistan and we're going to cut programs right here in america for the american people. . the american people need to put the pressure on congress to bring our troops home now and not wait until december of 2014. mr. speaker, i assure you if we start bringing them home in december of 2014, it will become 2015 and it will become 2016 and how many more families have to cry about their loved ones being killed in a war that has no end to it? mr. speaker, today i would like to submit for the record, i will ask unanimous consent the names of 28 american service members who have been killed in the last f
meaning for one of america's greatest artists. in a letter to his brother, winslow homer said of his surroundings, "there is certainly some strange power "that has an overlook on me, directing my life. "that i am in the right place, there is no doubt. "i have found something interesting to work at and time to do it." for almost three decades, winslow homer made his home on prouts neck, a rocky point just south of portland, maine. his house still stands on the high ground overlooking the sea. visiting the place where homer lived and worked is john wilmerding, deputy director of the national gallery of art. homer's studio was a remodeled stable set about 200 yards from a large summerhouse thatis older brother bought in 1883. although homer was close to his family, he enjoyed the solitude his studio provided, but most of all, it was the ocean outside which reall made this place so important to him. the love of nature was very much a part of homer's time. his family joined the growing number of americans in the late 19th century who could afford to escape the city heat and spend summers
. that is a major issue that the people out in america are not even aware of. why isn't the speaker and the republicans bring that up from about? see how many democrats vote to have the president be in control of the debt ceiling. gerri: is it a good idea to give the white house the checkbook? >> it's a very bad iea. wh is amzing is that the white house of spending all this money to monterrey's taxes, is also asking for no limit on the national debt. they were planning on raising the debt by 8 trillion over the next decade. there really want to tell us that is not eough and they have to have no limit? this is very bizarre. they have really shown there hand in andd way. the mast is dropped on where they seem to want to take this. but michael was out in greece. he might tell us what happens when you allow tax increases to chase after spending and you don't have any restraint in all, however works out. gerri: california's just approved a $6 billion tax hike. what can you tell us about our future? >> it is retroactive. active january 1st of 2 dozen 12. it does not start ne yar. it alrea
:00 p.m. eastern on c-span3. >> a report by the group securing america's future energy says the greatest threat to national and economic security is dependence on foreign oil. members of the group, business political and retired military leaders are suggesting a plan of maximizing oil and gas production, reducing consumption, and improving conservation as a way to boost revenue and reduce our debt. this is a little less than an hour and a half. >> good morning, everyone. thank you all for coming. i especially want to thank the members of the leadership council that could be with us here today. they've been a distinguished group of people working on this issue since 2006. we're nothing without their credibility as the great c.e.o.'s, entrepreneurs and military leaders of our time. i also want to give a special thanks to the staff at securing america's future energy. really we stand on their shoulders, all of us, and the hard work that they -- and the time that they spent to put these reports in conjunction with the energy security leadership council, the policy staff, jonna hamilton, jame
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now sent the white house their own plan for getting america's finances under control. but both sides still far apart. abc's jake tapper is covering this from the white house. jake, the white house downplayed this new offer but will it be enough to jump-start negotiations? >> reporter: i don't think so, george. the white house advisers describe the proposal that republicans offered yesterday, as a step backward in terms of negotiations. what the outlying house republican states is $2.2 trillion in deficit reduction. that includes 1.2 trillion in spending cuts. $800 billion in new revenue. optimistic projections. and $200 billion in other measures, such as adjusting the consumer price index. but house republicans say if the president doesn't like this, it's incumbent upon him to offer a plan that can make it through the house and the senate. >> the white house says they want to see the republicans first say that tax rates are going to go up. is there any prospect of a face-to-face meeting between the president and house speaker john boehner in the coming days? and how are they getting
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, because the attacks on christianity in america are on the rise. jonathan morris and i will debate it tonight. >> so ann coulter was cancelled here. do you agree with that or disagree. >> definitely agree with it. >> i think her opinions are too outspoken. >> bill: fordham university saying no to ann coulter but they have allowed radical leftists to talk on campus. we sent jesse watters to find out just what is is going on. >> that's not very tolerant. i thought the university was supposed to be a place of tolerance and acceptance. >> bill: caution, you are about to enter the no spin zone. the factor begins right now. hi, i'm bill o'reilly. thanks for watching us tonight. guns, football and murder that is the subject of this evening's talking points memo. as you may know, kansas city chiefs football player belcher murdered the girlfriend and mother of 3 month old daughter and then committed suicide in front of his coaches. doesn't get worse than belcher used a handgun to commit his crimes there are many aspects to this case. bob costas brought one of them into the arena last night.
in america. people think the government will be their answer. it wasn't the answer in katrina. it's not the answer here. i suspect over time we'll see government health care is going to cost more than anyone thinks and that care won't be the quality care we think it will be. >> i think, you know, lanny has this point. governor christie in new jersey gets extraordinarily high marks from everybody in the region because he stayed on top of this for weeks and weeks on end, and i think there's legitimate criticism of the president to do the fly in and be the comforter in chief and then to see him heading off for these vacations. i think there's got to be real anger and anxiety on some of the victims. this is the mayor of new york. if you're talking staten island, the governor is in washington, dc asking for more funds. really, that's the richest city in the country in one of the richest states. with fema behind them, they ought to have the resources to really get on top of this. >> they should have been prepared. >> they should have been better prepared and it should not have taken a m
one best selling "new york times" author. he's redefined publishing in america. >> was that taken with his own personal photographer? >> oh, here we go. >> i don't know, did they have cameras when you were coming up? let's be really original. >> i struck a nerve with that one. >> did strike a nerve. >> when matthew brady was taking your shots. >> a lincoln joke, i love it. >> he's changed. >> there's nothing like -- he is, he's kind of like heilemann. >> this is the place to come. >> you're kind of like heilemann. he changes after "game change" goes big. >> no, heilemann -- you are no heilemann. >> are you going to start smoking crack next? >> no, don't worry. >> you've changed on me. >> you have changed. >> since you went number one, you changed. >> no -- >> do we want to go into it, mr. -- >> oh. >> -- spewing uncontrollable verbal -- >> jon -- >> he's a national treasure. >> john heilemann's a national treasure. >> he is a national treasure. >> that says so little of our nation. >> switch topics here. >> yeah, it's such a national treasure that we're keeping him under lock and
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but without tax rate increases for the wealthy. could this tax issue deadlock the talks? >>> bank of america ceo warns the cliff must get stalled or the economy could be stifled well into 2014. >>> even more dividends pushed into 2012. coach, american eagle moving up and oracle will play out three-quarters of dividends this year. >>> more strength in housing this morning. toll brothers earnings top expectations. we'll begin with the fiscal cliff. governors are set to meet today with the president and congressional leaders. governors are concerned about the impact of deficit reduction measures on their state budgebu. the latest gop offer would overhaul the tax code, raise $800 billion in new revenue but seek $600 billion in health savings, net savings add up to about $2.2 trillion over ten years. boehner called the white house's original offer la la land and it does appear that even though at one point bowles endorsed a blueprint like this, he's trying to distance himself from it right now. >> the president got re-elected. he's claiming he got re-elected in part because he wants to tax that 2
in america, but unfortunately the accessibility measures that we enjoy here simply aren't present in many other countries. that's why bob dole and captain dan pe berzynski want us to appe this treaty. i've heard nothing from the other side that outweighs the reality of that consideration for persons, not just veterans, all persons with disabilities. what's really at stake here is big. the outcome here will not, despite the fear, it's not going to change one election here in the senate. it's not going to decide one of the primaries that i fear are distorting the politics of our country. but you know what, mr. president? it will decide whether some people live or die in another country, where there is no accountability and only united states values and standards are the difference to the prospects of someone with a disability. in some countries, children are disposed of, killed because they have a disability. our treaty can actually help prevent that. in some countries, children do not get to go to school and certainly have no prospects of a future simply because they are born with a disabi
marzullo, abc7 news. >>> stay with abc news and "good morning america" lara spencer is in london she will have a live report at 7:00. >>> 6:36. traffic and weather together, next. live look outside, you are looking at san mateo bridge traffic zipping along without trouble. dry out there now except for a few sprinkles up north. mike will have the full forecast. sue is checking traffic. >>> painkillers taken from a peninsula drugstore. the similarities this case has to another >>> welcome back. live doppler 7 hd showing you the last three hours and how radar returns are more plentiful the farther west you go. it is looking out 100 miles out watching this wall of lighter rain towards bodega bay, santa rosa, guerneville over the next two to three hours. visibilities fairly unlimited for the rest of us, cloudy, best chance of rain steady rain north bay during the afternoon, 50s, the rest of us mostly cloudy, scattered sprinkle and low to mid 60s. have the wet weather gear up north. >>> muni metro back on schedule after power problems overnight that's the good news. bart says they are on t
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failed to return. the larger question for america, the play ends in tragedy on december 31st. joining me now from washington, is the president for -- president of americans for tax reform, conservative counter broker and the man who does not believe in unicorns, pink or otherwise, mr. grover norquist. grover, what a day to have you on the show. thanks for joining us. >> absolutely. of course, you know, north korea and -- media announced they did find unicorns in north korea. >> we don't often take our cues from them. i am one that firmly believes in the existence of unicorns somewhere and hopefully maybe in this fiscal cliff deal. grover, the first question i have for you is this, your pledge, the pledge that many republicans have signed on to, opposes any and all efforts to increase marginal income tax rates and opposes any net reduction or elimination of deductions and credits unless matched for dollar by further reducing tax rates. closing loopholes and ending deductions would seem to increase the tax burden that americans are paying to the federal government. given that, do you suppo
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on working people in america. sheila jackson-lee is democratic congresswoman from texas. she joins us in a fox business exclusive to tell us why. congresswoman, thanks so much for coming on the show. let me get your reaction to what you just heard? >> melissa? melissa: were you able to hear the discussion that came before you? we were talking about comparing all the plans side by side, whether it was going over the cliff or it was the republican plan or the white house's plan on what we should do to avoid going over the cliff. the main point we came to at the end, none of it really does anything to tackle the debt and deficit. what do you think about that? >> first of all, melissa, one thing i want to say to the american people we're all unified, and that is, completely different matter just to say syria will not get weapons of mass destruction and destroy not only their people but those around the surrounding areas. we're unified on that issue. i wanted to say that. i thank you for your courtesy allowing me to do so. melissa: we appreciate that. that is really important issue we're a
on this. it's just break on america's newsroom. martha: there is major royal baby news in the works. you heard this announced yesterday out of london by twitter how everything gets announced these days. they are expecting a baby that will be the next heir to the throne. it doesn't matter if it's a boy or girl, it will be third in line to the throne. he's said to be concerned. his wife has been very ill in there for two days. she is reportedly less than 12 weeks pregnant. they didn't want to announce it this soon by because of her hospitalization they felt he wouldn't be able to get away with it. there is speculation it could be twins based on this illness she is suffering from. welcome back. it's exciting news. why do they think it may be twins? and are there twins in the blood line? >> less than 1% have this horrible illness. your heart goes out to kate. nobody wants to make the announcement before the 12 week mark. less than 1% of women have this condition and if they do they are likely to have multiple birth and more likely to give birth to girls. martha: it is fascinating that there
, and many areas are reporting their best tourism seasons in years. d bp's also committed to america. we support nearly 250,000 jobs and invest more here than anywhere else. we're working to fuel america for generations to come. our commitment has never been stronger. jon: just into the fox newsroom, take a look at this. bam, and there goes part of a 54--year-old bridge that spans the missouri river in the st. louis area it's called the blanchett bridge. that is i70 that crosses the river, one of the major east east-west spans. it's gone now. traffic on i70 had to be diverted for an hour while the explosion took place. they are demolishing the bridge to get ready for something newer and better. jenna: they said spectators were a little too close at the beginning. you had personal experience with that didn't you, jon. jon: early in my today rear i watched in local news as an earthen dam was blown up and they thought we were plenty far away. it was like something out of a cartoon, we heard whistling stuff through the air, and dirt claudes and stuff was landing all around us. jenna: you wer
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. i am an epidemiologist. cdc works to keep america safe from health risks of all kinds. our 2012 what is and budget is about $21 million. today, i -- our 2012 autism budget is about $21 million. today, i will explain how that is used. asd is a group of developmental disorders. while there is no known cure, research is yielding innovative screening close to detected in that early childhood and new behavioral therapies that can improve outcomes. cdc data indicate that more children are being identified then previous years. the toll is significant and has profound implications for the affected children and their families. cdc works steadfastly to alleviate this burden by tracking asd, promoting the early identification and addressing the unanswered questions we research. cdc supports asd surveillance and tracking in 12 states -- utah, colorado, arizona, missouri, wisconsin, north carolina, new jersey, maryland, south carolina, arkansas, alabama and georgia. the goal is to provide comparable population-based data. in much of this year, cdc released updated efforts based on the 2008 did it
flu season which usually begins in january is already coughing and aching its way across america. the earliest flu season in a decade. >> the strain of flu that's most common so far this year, h3n2 has been associated with more severe flu seasons and more young and very old people getting severely ill. >> reporter: five states -- tennessee, mississippi, alabama, louisiana and texas have widespread flu. missouri and georgia aren't far behind. more people with fever, body aches, sore throat, nasal congestion and headache. but there is good news. this year's flu vaccine is a good match to fight this year's bug, which means you should be getting something else for christmas a little early. a flu vaccine. dr. richard besser, abc news, new york. >> not bad advice. thank you, dr. besser. >>> we also have an update now on the leukemia patient taken by her mother from a hospital in arizona. security video last week showed her mother leading her out of that hospital in phoenix, and now we've learned overnight the girl's father was questioned by border patrol agents on saturday, but they sa
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? of course not. now what is the reality in america? get ahold of this chart. chart of the day. all the lines on the bottom, that's the rest of the worlds, all the lines representing those countries. these are assaults for 100,000 people. see the one off the chart? can you guess what country that is? if you guess finland, you are wrong. we're number one. we're the most violent yes and guns allow that. but after killings from guns, never say a word about it. it's amazing how the n ra has the entire conservative media politicians, etc. to basically work for gun manufacturers in this country. when you look at it state by state we'll show you this incredibly confusing map you will not be able to decipher. the more gun control laws states have, the less violence they have. shocking. that's the most obvious thing in the world unless you mention it in a public sphere. how could you after a tragedy involving guns, how could you talk about guns? that's because they want you to avoid the topic when we might actually do something about it. let me bring in dave, who talks about politics for sports. he wr
. ♪ just pour, mix...love. >>> it used to be that america's rundown hotels and creepy basements and abandoned fairgrounds were relatively peaceful placeses for ghosts to moan and shake their chains and wh whatnot but not any more because one team of paranormal trackers is on a mission to track down the other dworldly and linsey davis got in on the spooky action. >> reporter: it's the middle of the night and i'm in the basement of a house on staten island chasing ghosts. am i scared? i am a little unnerved. i probably look as though i've ever seen one. >> can you please come up to her and speak into the device that she's holding in her hand? >> reporter: at first i laughed to disguise my fear but not long after -- i heard something. >> did you? >> reporter: my skin begins to crawl. the hair on the back of my neck -- >> we got to go quick. >> reporter: -- is standing straight up. >> whoa. >> reporter: in the midst of the scariest, most notorious purportedly haunted places in the world you'll find these three brave souls, zach, nick and aaron. >> gives off a high spike. >> 150% bel
seasons in years. and bp's also committed to america. we support nearly 250,000 jobs and invest more here than anywhere else. we're working to fuel america for generations to come. our commitment has never been stronger. >>> rg3 is so good that even when he makes a mistake his team scores, at least they did on one play on monday night football. he fakes out to the back and rolls out against the giants, and then he's tackled. he's going down, the ball pops loose. the redskins receiver grabs it and takes it in for a touchdown. afterwards the players joked it was all planned. washington went on to beat new york 17-16. now trails the giants by a game in the nfc east. you won't see al elects rodriguez taking grounders in spring training. the yankees say a-rod will have surgery next month on his left hip. he's expected to be out four to six months. as you well know, a-rod turns 38 next year and is currently owed $114 million through the 2017 season. a-rod's surgery will be similar to one he had on his other hip. >>> and hockey fans get thrown out for throwing stuff on the ice but not at the cal
and gentlemen, i am calling on all of america's disenfranchised minorities to violently rise up against the white male patriarchy that is keeping you down. it is time to stick it to the man. and i should know, i'm the man. (laughter) i mean look-- look-- look at everything i have. you see this ipad? see this ipad right here, i got it for free. and my free ipad has its own free miniipad which has its own free iphone 5, which has a free nano, which has its own free shuffle. i can afford all this but i don't have to pay for it. doesn't that just make you want to bluferjon me with a chair leg until i burst open like a cash pinata? meanwhile-- (applause) meanwhile down troden, your future prospects are pretty dim. i mean have you heard the coming cuts to public education or food stamps? have you heard about the cuts to medicaid? and folks, let me tell you, the rich just get richer. so really mugging an old couple outside the operahouse is a form of justice. i mean think about it-- (laughter) ultimately all of in is society's fault and i say it's pay back time. you know what might put you in
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for the express purpose of operations in latin america. so as a culture, we've got to be careful that we don't jettison those hard-won lessons and capabilities we have in our professional force now as i would argue we did to an extent rebuilding ourselves in the 1970s and '90s. as an institution. and that is my opinion. i think we're at that inflection point now where you've heard the president says it, you've heard the secretary say it. rebalancing toward the asia pacific region has a bunch of logical lines and thought process to that. it serves kind of that focus, i think, quite frankly, on the army. i think in the road ahead you've got to keep the foundation of what we do as brigades, infantry forces intact. do those lessons learned that i think the emphasis on mission command is probably the most important thing we've won out of iraq and afghanistan as an army. and that is the ability of trust to be decentralized in it planning, preparation and execution to very low levels. when i came in, first unit with the 82nd airborne at fort bragging, there was only a -- fort bragg, there was only
demanded and said they would let america default if they did not get the items on their agenda. that was consequential and unprecedented and the result was bad for everyone. >> two weeks ago, the committee for responsible federal budget, which includes democrats and republicans, including tyson and others, they put out a paper on raising revenue on high earners. they say that there is a middle ground in which democrats will raise higher revenues. you just don't agree with their numbers? >> independent economists have assessed that. when you talk about wiping out the charitable deduction or the mortgage deduction in a way that taxes and middle-class americans that violates the fundamental preliminary that the president has -- in order to preserve low tax rates for wealthy americans, to ask the middle class to pay the price is not going to happen. it's not just the policy. >> only taxes on those families making $250,000. >> every proposal that has been seen and analyzed imagine you can achieve the necessary amount of revenue by closing deductions or closing loopholes, does that i
wallet? neil: well, it is america versus moer country against this time no muss cet, u.k. sides u.s. companies like microsoft, and amazon, and starbucks of dodging taxes in the u.k., but all 4 companies are saying what they are doing is legal, and by british financi law, went their rights it is british government's fault for not osing the hoop holes that many of the companies are taking full advantage of. good to have you. >> thank you. neil: what do you make of this? >> put it this contact, for the moment, britain. david cameron came into power. neil: they are sweating a lot. >> they instigated deficit reduction it has been tough times, britain with a double dip recession this year, so, it is all about shared sacrifice, everyone from the queen, doing their bit. neil: does the queen sacrifice? >> she seen as not taking -- but all about everybody on the budget. then you have starbucks that found out, you can't move the starbucks in britain, taking away a lot of traditional british tea shops have you starbucks. it has moved in over a third of coffee shops are starbucks. past 14 year
in america do not want to pay their fair share. they cannot argue the point that everybody has to give a little bit more to help us eliminate some of this debt and keep the country going in a positive direction. host: did you see the reaction from harry reid? caller: [laughter] host: let me read a portion of that. that is what the democratic leader in the senate had to say about yesterday's counterproposal put out by house republicans. we noted in this letter sent to the white house from the speaker also includes the signatures of paul ryan as well as eric cantor and the rest of his leadership team seems to be on board. here is the chairman of the republican study committee's statement. so here are the opening offers in "the washington post." time." there is the side-by-side in the "the washington times" this morning. a democratic caller, what do you think? caller: by listening at what is going on in our country, it should be clear to everyone that not only is our country divided, but it is divided because we have a president that is sitting there -- fox news and these other stations r
. president, if -- there are a lot of things that make america a shining city on a hill but there's one thing that no one can dispute that does put america as a shining city on a hill, and that is the americans with disabilities act, and what it has done to our society. like our civil rights act. what it's done to break down the barriers and to show that people with disabilities can contribute to society, if only given the chance and the opportunity. i would think that we would want for them to then say yes, we'll be a part of a worldwide effort to break down those barriers against people with disabilities we want be part of a worldwide effort that says it's not right, it's not okay, to leave a baby on the side of the road to die simply because that baby has down syndrome. you would think we would want to be part of an effort, a global effort that says it's not all right to keep kids out of school and away from education because they have a physical disability, they use a wheelchair. or an intellectual disability. you would think we would want to be part of an effort like that that says it is
. one man in america is still tracking this. david wasserman over at the political report has been keeping track of the national vote count and here is what we have so far. thanks to mr. wasserman who is my guest shortly. as you can see so far, look at the president. 50.9%. round it up 51%. look where romney sits. that will haunt mitt romney for a long time, 47%. let's move on 0. on the swings states, check this out here. having a little bit of a slow response rate. in the swing states, look at where president obama's percentages are at. he did better in the swing states than overall. mitt romney's 47.2%. 12 swings states broadly outlined. we throw in pennsylvania and a minnesota among 0 others. the nonswing states, the president still has over 50.7% there. mitt romney, there's that number again, 47%. let's move on to the margin of victory in the swing states. the president had a four-point margin of victory in the nonswing states. it was closer to three points. let's move on to where he won and how it counted. here, 62% of electoral votes for the president. 332 out of 538. just si
and water. you have motorcycle clubs passing out water. that's the nice part. that's what makes america great. we could use a little of that in washington, we might get the fiscal cliff resolved. >> great point to make. tom, good to have you on the program. thanks so much. >> nice to be here. >> thomas wilson joins us, the chairman and ceo of allstate. >>> up next, high-end dreams. we'll talk high-end real estate next. >>> later, sticker shock at the hospital. we're going over the fiscal cliff. will that coupled with obamacare kicking in sent your hospital bills through the roof? i'll talk with the head of one of the biggest hospital groups in the city. stay with us. back if a moment. [ male announcer ] this december, remember -- ♪ you can stay in and like something... ♪ [ car alarm deactivates ] ♪ ...or you can get out there with your family and actually like something. ♪ the lexus december to remember sales event is on, offering some of our best values of the year. this is the pursuit of perfection. since ameriprise financial was founded back in 1894, they've been committed to
gives the meeting to the united states of america. thank you. >> thank you so much. all of our speakers have been extraordinary, and i no -- i am going to, with your permission, include a lot of these photographs in our records. okay. okay. and our last senator to speak before we head to our house colleagues will be senator blumenthal from connecticut. we are so delighted that you could be here. go right ahead. >> thank you very much. i want to thank you and ranking member and half for today's hearing. my colleagues to have stated so eloquently what happened in new york and new jersey, connecticut , share their faith although the lack -- national media coverage may give the impression that connecticut's damage was more a footnote to the main story. in fact, the destruction and damage in connecticut was every bit as real, and the pockets of destruction as pervasive as elsewhere, and i think many of the lessons learned the you heard here form a pattern that we need to invest now or pay later. there are measures that we can take now to minimize the damage in the future, and we cannot be pe
more. going over the fiscal cliff could cost america jobs. >> we're only expanding 2% right now. it needs to be considerably higher to bring more people off unemployment. >> reporter: for the jobless, president obama is asking congress for millions more. and more on the president's plan which will pitch to governors today largely spares social security and medicare. >> tracie potts for us in washington, thank you. >>> now to the crisis in syria. new reports that the white house and its allies are weighing military options to secure syria's chemical and biological weapons. president obama and secretary of state hillary clinton both issued warnings to syria monday after intelligence picked up signs the assad regime might be making preparations of some kind with its large stockpile of chemical weapons. >> i want to make it absolutely clear to assad and those under his command the world is watching. the use of chemical weapons is and would be totally unacceptable. and if you make the tragic mistake of using these weapons, there will be consequences and you will be held accountable.
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